The Renegade Writer

How One Freelance Writer Lined Up $29,700 Worth of Gigs in One Month by Committing

My new e-book -- Commit: How to Blast Through Problems & Reach Your Goals Through Massive Action -- is all about creating a life you love by throwing every ounce of energy and resources you have at your biggest problems and goals. I'm thrilled that in less than a week, Commit has racked up 16 five-star ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Feb 6, 2015 Book news, Marketing, Money, Motivation

A-holes to Writers: The More You Love Writing, the Less You Should Earn

This was a super-popular post Diana wrote in 2013 that inexplicably disappeared from the blog soon afterward. (Hmm...a conspiracy?) Searches didn?t bring up the post and we thought it was lost forever, but miraculously, Diana just found the text of the post in an old email. So here it is again -- as relevant now ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Jan 8, 2015 Money, Rants

It’s Just as Easy to Fall in Love with a Rich Mag as a Poor Mag

I've been noticing something weird from aspiring writers lately. And it's not the fact that we're always starting forum threads about their favorite type of pen, though that does weird me out a bit. I mean, who's doing writing assignments and blog posts with a pen? It also seems like a stalling tactic...hey, let's have a ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Nov 11, 2014 Advice, Money, Rants

If Marketing Offends You (Wherein I get on my soapbox)

So recently I got a complaint from someone that said -- and I'm paraphrasing: I love your Monday Motivations for Writers and free goodies, but every time you start marketing something, I need to unsubscribe from your list and re-subscribe again when the campaign is over. Every so often I hear from someone who is shocked and ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Oct 13, 2014 Marketing, Money, Rants

6 Smart Ways to Find Out if a Magazine Pays for Freelance Articles

By Carol Tice You've got a great story idea, and think you've found the perfect magazine to send it to. There's only one problem: you have no idea if that magazine ever uses freelance writers -- or if they do, if there's any pay involved. You could spend days developing this query -- pre-interviewing sources and crafting ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Jun 22, 2014 Advice, Money

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